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Medical abortion, available up to 0 to 70 days days from the start of the last menstrual period, is a procedure administered in a doctor's office. It involves the use of two medications, mifepristone and misoprostol, to halt the development of the pregnancy. Mifepristone, a progesterone receptor modulator, disrupts the action of progesterone in the body. Misoprostol, a prostaglandin, induces muscle contractions in the uterus, relaxes the cervix, and causes the shedding of the endometrium.

Some women opt for medical abortion to avoid surgical procedures, although it may take several days and necessitate a follow-up appointment for completion. In the rare event that a medical abortion fails (one to two percent of cases), a surgical procedure known as a dilation and curettage (D&C) may be required to empty the uterus.

The CARE Program does not currently offer medical abortions. For information on medical abortions, individuals are encouraged to contact Willow Clinic, Everywoman's Health Centre, , or Bagshaw Clinic.

Manual Vacuum Aspiration Abortion (MVA) is a surgical procedure that can be performed up to nine weeks from the first day of the last period, or seven weeks from conception as confirmed by ultrasound. The procedure involves administering mild pain medications and using local anesthesia to numb the cervix. A small tube connected to a syringe is then utilized to empty the uterus. MVA is also considered a safe procedure, typically requiring two visits to the doctor's office.